BOOTS

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1869-1873

GUSN

GUSN-45514

Description

Black silk satin ankle boots; black binding; trimmed w/ large black satin bow at top of ankle; scalloped edged side button closure w/ 9 black buttons. Inner lacing w/ green silk shoe laces at center front; rounded square toe; round throat; 3-1/4" vamp; center front & back seams. Sole has narrow waist; shaped for left & right feet; sole continues along 1-1/2" heel; heel covered 3/4 way w/ black satin & topstitching; white linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
BOOTS

Inscription

1. Printed paper label in shoe (B): ""HELLSTERN FILS/ Chaussures pour Dames/ PARIS/ 1, Rue du 29 Juillet"" 2. Handwritten on lining of both shoes: ""19879""

Additional Identification Number

1953.44A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Accession Number

1953.44AB